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March 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
  • For Writers
  • Workshop

An Introduction to Crime Writing

Laura Shepherd-Robinson
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Park Inn Palace Hotel, Church Road
Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2AL
£15 concessions (27 yrs and under)

Box Office:

Mercury Theatre
01206 573948

Crime novelist Laura Shepherd-Robinson guides participants through writing the perfect crime novel, while providing invaluable advice on how to get published. An absolute must for all aspiring crime writers.

This event is part of Essex Book Festival’s Golden Age of Crime Weekend, taking place at the Park Inn Palace Hotel in Southend-on-Sea on 16 & 17 March.

Click here to see all our events for writers.

Laura will also be giving a talk about her new book, Blood and Sugar, at Great Baddow Library. Click here for more information about the event .




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Park Inn Palace Hotel
Church Road
Southend-on-Sea, SS1 2AL
01702 455155

Hearing Loop:

Park Inn Palace currently has no hearing loop systems installed. Essex Book Festival has a mobile Roger Pen hearing loop system, which needs to be booked by individuals in advance at least three days before the event. If you would like to use the Roger Pen email [email protected]